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March 2017

GLI Legislative Update: Sine Die

The 2017 Kentucky general assembly has officially adjourned. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights from the final two weeks of the 2017 regular session. Recent Wins House Bill 72, sponsored by Rep. Jerry Miller, will address the endless appeals process that opponents of development projects have used…

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GLI Welcomes New Board Members & Special Observer

Greater Louisville Inc. would like to welcome new members to its Board of Directors.  These business leaders were welcomed by the Board on March 30th, 2017.

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2017 General Assembly a Win for the Business Community

The 2017 General Assembly represented the unknown in many ways. For the first time in over 90 years, Republicans took control of both legislative offices and the Governor’s mansion in Kentucky. GLI had high hopes for the shortened session, but even we were surprised by the amount of progress. Priorities…

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Hello Cherry Blossoms, GLI Heads Back to Washington

While it is
clear that the session requires all those involved to move at an incredible
pace, life will not slow down anytime soon for GLI.  We are leaving behind the daffodils in
Frankfort and Indianapolis for the cherry blossoms in D.C.

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SummerWorks Shout-Outs!

To date,
26 GLI investor companies have committed to creating 161 positions through
SummerWorks in 2017.  Find out who is new to the program this year.

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Where Opportunity Knox Launches Senior Leaders Corporate Fellowship Program

In this program, senior military
leaders, in the beginning stages of their transition to a civilian career, have
the opportunity to spend four days a week working in a regional business.

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EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: Catherine Greenwell

I work to connect the GLI
business network with our education, workforce development, and talent
attraction efforts in three primary ways: finding new employment opportunities
for youth in partnership with the SummerWorks program, engaging
businesses to work with JCPS Talent Development Academies, and coordinating
our university outreach to attract college graduates to Louisville.

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Heads Up: New Tiered Investment Structure at GLI

Our organization
wants to give you plenty of time, two years in fact, to learn about these
changes and plan accordingly.

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GLI Applauds HB 1211 Passage by Indiana Lawmakers

In a forward-thinking move to protect water resources, both houses of the Indiana State Legislature unanimously passed House Bill 1211 this session which establishes an Indiana-Kentucky water authority to study ownership rights of the resources shared by the states.

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GLI’s Bi-State Priorities Move in Indiana Legislature

GLI is a regional chamber that crosses state lines.  We work together with One Southern Indiana to collaborate and work on initiatives that benefit both Indiana and Kentucky. Indiana’s General Assembly convened on January 3rd and will adjourn in late April. The Indiana General Assembly is similar compared to Kentucky,…

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